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NBA Live 98 is the 1998 installment of the NBA Live video games series. The cover features Tim Hardaway of the Miami Heat. The game was developed by EA Sports and released on November 11, 1997.


Total Control

  • New Direct Dunking - choose your layup or slam on command.
  • New Direct Passing - pass to any player, any time.
  • Tight player moves - spin, crossover, back down, ball fake and more on command.

Deep Gameplay

  • New GM Mode - choose franchises, draft players and play custom seasons.
  • New 3-Point Shoot-out - full or split screen.
  • New Play-by-Play from TNT/TBS Color Analyst Verne Lundquist.
  • New Player Lock - always control your favourite player.
  • Four levels of play - including new Superstar difficulty level.
  • Improved Game AI - smarter players, better stats.

Live Power

  • New 3D all-polygon, high resolution players.
  • New 3Dfx™ support for unbelievable Virtual Stadium™ graphics.
  • New enhanced Play-by-Play and Color Commentary.
  • New - every NBA player face cyber-modeled.
  • Players play like their real NBA counterparts.
  • Real NBA stats, real NBA players, real NBA moves.

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